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Physics Program

Physics

Physics Program Information

Available On Campus

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Academia
  • Research
  • Industry
  • Medicine
  • Engineering

PLAN OF STUDY

Physics-(B.S.)

Two-Year Course Rotation

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Prepare for careers in academia, research, industry, and medicine
  • Study the fundamental nature of the universe, from the behavior of subatomic particles to the vastness of outer space
  • Use mathematical and physical data to address scientific questions
  • Apply what is taught in the classroom to real-world scenarios through the availability of research opportunities such as:

 

More About our Faculty

For a comprehensive look at various research opportunities, as well as to learn more about the faculty here at West Texas A&M, please use the links below:

CAREER CLOSE-UP

Median wage (TX) - $58,000
Median wage (US) - $58,500

Physics is a diverse field. Take a look at some of the salaries by degree in physics:

Earning Potential for Physicists
Other Careers for Physicists

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PROGRAM COSTS

 

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NEW SCHOLARSHIP                                                       
 
WT has received a new S-STEM grant designed to
support majors in the Departments of Chemistry/
Physics and Life, Earth, Environmental Sciences.
A major goal of this NSF funded program is to
improve the education of future scientists, engineers,
and technicians, with a focus on low income,
academically talented students (LIATS). Targeted
STEM fields for this project are Biology, Environmental
Sciences, Wildlife Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
This program does not support pre-medicine or other
pre-clinical degrees (e.g. pre-pharmacy, pre-dental,
allied health).